West District United Methodist Men’s (UMM) President Robert Bartley will be the keynote speaker at United Methodist Men’s Day celebration on Sunday, June 24, at 4 p.m., at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1715 Santa Ana Blvd., North, in Los Angeles.
The theme is “Rise up O’ Men of God!” Pastor Larry Dozier said that guests will include the Men of Hollypark, the Men of Compton First, and the Dozier Singers Family and Friends.
Bartley is a member of Faith United Methodist Church of Los Angeles where he serves as the president of the Men of Faith, UMM. Previously, he served as lay leader and currently chairs the Church Council. A certified lay servant/speaker, Barkley participates in the Lay Servant Ministry School and is secretary of the Cal-Pac Conference UMM.
“I believe men should come together for men’s issues and fellowship. We should also look at the opportunity of mentoring young boys and young men,” said Bartley. As a mentor at his church, Bartley has watched young men grow up and attend college and others obtain jobs and become productive members of society.
St. John’s UMM President Mac Shorty added that refreshments will be served following the worship.
For information, call (310) 365-1331.